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  1. Scorecard: Sergey Kovalev dominates Cedric Agnew; retains title

    Dan Rafael

    Will we ever see Sergey Kovalev face Adonis Stevenson? Maybe. But for now, the light heavyweight titlist continues to steamroll over whoever is put in front of him.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  2. 'Tyson' Marquez on comeback trail

    Dan Rafael

    Former flyweight titleholder Hernan "Tyson" Marquez has been in his share of exciting battles and is one my favorite little guys to watch. His 11th-round knockout of Luis Concepcion to win a flyweight world title in 2011 was one of the best fights...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  3. Gonzalez vacates title to move up

    Dan Rafael

    Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, one of the best fighters in the world, has his eye on winning a world title in a third weight division, which is why he formally renounced his alphabet junior flyweight title this week in order to pursue a flyweight belt...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  4. Next Macau card already in works

    Dan Rafael

    While Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is in the midst of fight week for the big Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios welterweight showdown on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at the CotaiArena at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China, he is also planning his next card ...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  5. Scorecard: Koki Kameda defends title, Brian Viloria loses belts

    Dan Rafael

    With multiple belts on the line in a weekend of fights, Koki Kameda and Rocky Martinez hung on to their straps while Brian Viloria lost a pair of titles -- all in separate barn-burner battles.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  6. Zou Shiming holds key to boxing in China

    Dan Rafael

    When three-time Olympic medalist Zou Shiming makes his pro debut Saturday in Macau, he'll open doors (and coffers) in his home country of China and help realize one man's improbable dream.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  7. Merchant to reunite with Foreman

    Dan Rafael

    Hall of Fame broadcaster Larry Merchant, a ringside staple of HBO broadcasts since the 1970s, retired at the end of 2012. Former heavyweight champ George Foreman was one of his longtime broadcast partners on HBO before leaving the network several yea...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  8. 'Tyson' Marquez set for comeback

    Dan Rafael

    Hernan "Tyson" Marquez is ready for his comeback. Zanfer Promotions announced that the former flyweight titlist will fight an opponent to be determined on March 23 in Hermosillo, Mexico. The 24-year-old Marquez (34-3, 25 KOs) will be fighting for ...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  9. BWAA awards ballot set

    Dan Rafael

    Over the course of two meetings, one on Dec. 1 in New York on the day the Austin Trout-Miguel Cotto fight and one on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas on the day of the Juan Manuel Marquez-Manny Pacquiao IV, members of the Boxing Writers Association of America met...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  10. ESPN.com Fight of the Year: Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV...

    Dan Rafael

    It took Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez four meetings to finally win the ESPN's fight of the year award.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  11. ESPN.com round of the year: Sergio Martinez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

    Dan Rafael

    Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. proved that, in boxing, it's never over 'til it's over -- and in the process authored ESPN.com's 2012 round of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  12. ESPN.com boxer of the year: Nonito Donaire

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire won four fights against strong competition in 2012 -- sometimes in spectacular fashion -- and did so while proving himself clean in a sport rife with PED issues. For that, he earns ESPN.com's boxer of the year award.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2012
  13. Viloria-Marquez promises thrills

    Dan Rafael

    Ever since the fight was made, it really annoyed me that premium cable networks HBO and Showtime made no effort whatsoever to buy one of the best little fights in boxing. That would be the flyweight unification bout between Brian Viloria and Herna...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  14. Good fights dot TV schedule

    Dan Rafael

    A few fights here and there have been added to the upcoming TV schedule. Here's a look: • WealthTV announced that it has picked up the American rights to a pair of interesting fights. On Nov. 3, it will air live coverage of former supe...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  15. To fix a broken U.S. boxing Olympic program, why not a Dream Team...

    Dan Rafael

    In the aftermath of the worst showing by a U.S. boxing team in Olympic history, Dan Rafael proposes a Dream scenario -- inviting pros into the ring -- and offers his own version of a new American boxing powerhouse.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  16. Pros recall Olympic experiences

    Dan Rafael

    With the Olympics in full swing in London, the memories of past Olympians have come flooding back. I checked in with a few boxing Olympians to see what sorts of memories they had from their experience at the Games. Sugar Ray Leonard (1976 Montrea...

    Blog | August 05, 2012